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Speech and Language Disorders Directory
Children usually reach speech milestones -- like saying their first words or putting together basic sentences -- by a certain age. However, some children experience delays in speech and language development, which may signal a speech or language disorder. Stroke and other disorders may also cause disorders in other people. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about types of speech or language disorders, symptoms, how to treat it, and much more.
What's Causing My Sudden Speech Problems?
Talking is something we often take for granted. But what if you suddenly can't get the words out or can't say them in your usual way? Find out what could be causing your sudden speech problems and what you can do about it.
Aphasia: What to Know
Aphasia is a communication disorder that can affect your speech, writing, and ability to understand language. Here’s a look at what causes it, diagnosis, and treatment options.
How to Help a Stammering Child
Childhood stammering is not uncommon. Learn more from WebMD about helping a child with this speech disorder.
The Speech and Swallowing Problems of Multiple Sclerosis
Swallowing and speech difficulties are complications of multiple sclerosis. Learn more about steps to take to minimize problems and where to look for help.